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The Resource Balcony on the Moon

Balcony on the Moon

Label
Balcony on the Moon
Title
Balcony on the Moon
Statement of responsibility
Ibtisam Barakat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. A Junior Library Guild SelectionA Palestine Book Award Shortlist SelectionA VOYA Nonfiction Honor Roll SelectionA Skipping Stones Honor BookAn Arab-American National Museum Honor BookA Bank Street College of Education Best BookAn American Library Association/Amelia Bloomer Project Top Ten BookA Notable Book for a Global SocietyA News & Observer Newspaper's Wilde Best Book Award WinnerA Middle East Book Award Honorable MentionIn this follow-up to Tasting the Sky, a young Ibtisam finds inspiration through writing letters to pen pals and from an adult who encourages her to keep at it, but the most surprising turn of all for Ibtisam happens when her mother decides that she would like to seek out an education, too. This memoir is a touching, at times funny, and enlightening look at the not often depicted daily life in a politically tumultuous area.A Margaret Ferguson Book
Summary
"Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer"--
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2017
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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10532869
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 956.952044092
  • 920
Index
no index present
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970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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a Palestinian coming of age memoir
Label
Balcony on the Moon
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:338b9fba-fcf8-4ba8-a813-1e3b4fa6a72a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780374302535
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Balcony on the Moon
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:338b9fba-fcf8-4ba8-a813-1e3b4fa6a72a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780374302535
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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